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Sportsbook Product Strategy Director

FanDuel

FanDuel

Product, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey, Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is looking for a Sportsbook Product Strategy Director. This role serves as a partner and advisor to the Sportsbook Product & Pricing leadership team who aim to ensure that all our teams have well thought through, clearly articulated, high conviction strategies and an optimized operating model to help us realize our product vision. The successful candidate will be a critical partner and thought leader on this. The role also entails supporting our product teams in assessing emerging opportunities and technologies within sportsbook. If you’re a strong collaborator, communicator and strategic thought leader with an interest in shaping the future of the sports betting customer experience in the US this could be the role for you.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

Core Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Sportsbook Product & Pricing leadership team to vet and stress test existing product visions and strategies. Influence and shape them into a sharp and crisp communication for our teams to optimize alignment, focus & productivity
  • Identify and prioritize strategic initiatives and opportunities facing the business
  • Collaborate to define clear hypotheses to identify new opportunities and support analysis, research and modeling to inform strategy
  • Develop strategies that are well aligned to long term business goals
  • Clearly defined posture on notable areas/initiatives we’re consciously not pursuing
  • Develop and teach a deep understanding of FanDuel’s Sportsbook product, business and competitive landscape to inform strategy
  • Partner, collaborate with and support central business strategy team in projects requiring Sportsbook Product & Pricing input
  • Build trust in our teams among our key stakeholders through high performance, education, empathy and relationship building
  • Lead, support or represent the Sports Product & Pricing leadership team in executive presentations, biz dev or broader company strategy setting initiatives Play a leading role in role modeling and encouraging a more fearless innovation culture at FanDuel
  • Mentor high-potential employees in FanDuel

THE STATS
What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of management/strategy consulting, product management or related experience/discipline
  • Considerable experience leading teams and managing projects
  • Demonstrated ability to own and implement strategies
  • Exceptional communicator and influencer
  • Excellent organizer and collaborator
  • Commercially savvy with a strategic mindset
  • Learning attitude
  • Ability to take broad direction, use initiative, and translate to well-researched, actionable output
  • Knowledge of sports betting domain preferred but not essential

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $166,000 - $207,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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